The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North Campus.
Scientists at the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions are studying chronic stress and depression, with a focus on endocannabinoids, which are brain chemicals similar to substances in marijuana.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin emphasizing it more strongly.
The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich.
National information security expert Dave Kennedy will demonstrate effective ways businesses can combat some of the main techniques cyberthieves use to attack an organization. The presentation will walk through the security issues facing organizations today, both politically and as an industry.
Amanda B. Nickerson, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, called the Buffalo Bills’ signing of troubled guard Richie Incognito “disheartening,” especially following Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan’s press conference ambitions to “build a bully.”
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The arctic cold snap affecting the Midwest and the Northeast this weekend should not be taken lightly, says David Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
In a new national publication, The Princeton Review has rated the University at Buffalo among the colleges and universities it considers the nation’s best for high-quality degree programs, affordability and career prospects.
Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this familiar information-gathering tool.
When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Some 500 University at Buffalo students will be moved to temporary shelter in Alumni Arena on UB’s North Campus after a frozen sprinkler head in the Ellicott Complex caused a power outage in the building.
Mark T. Swihart, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI).
The University at Buffalo will host a program, “What Ferguson Can Teach Us: Working Together for Justice and Community Safety,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in room 145a of the Student Union on the UB North Campus.
Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award.
Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine learned that parents were brushing their children’s teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise the “dental IQ” in the community.
University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to have few redeeming qualities. Frigid temperatures and daily battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the heartiest among us.
Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early ’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50 years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a new musical tradition, Conrad will be back in the city celebrating his 75th birthday with shows that serve as late career markers for this dynamic, multifaceted music and sound artist.
Human rights violations, including honor killings, human trafficking, child and slave brides, female genital mutilation, stoning of women and domestic violence, will be the topics of discussion during a daylong human rights conference, “Culture and Control of Women – Resources and Remedies,” being held on March 7 at the University at Buffalo Law School.
Smokers may be more likely to successfully quit their habit if simple adjustments were made to how an existing anti-smoking medication is prescribed, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.
The University at Buffalo will host the 12th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar, (Re)Committing to an Integrated Safe School Plan, for law enforcement and schools on Thursday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus. The event is free, but registration is required.
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA ’01, knew coming to the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly after transferring from a community college in upstate New York. Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet rewarding program he was looking for at UB.